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Nobel widow Liu Xia leaves China after 8 years' house arrest

Nobel widow Liu Xia leaves China after 8 years' house arrest

He was first imprisoned in connection with the violently quashed 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests and won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 for his writings during his final 11-year-sentence. On a rainy night in the summer of 2012, Hu stood outside Liu's apartment and aimed a laser pointer at the window of her study. "I want to marry that enemy of the state!" she said shortly before the pair Wednesday in 1996 during Liu Xiaobo's stay at a labour camp, according to a biography of ...


Hamas decries Israel's closure of vital Gaza commercial border

Hamas decries Israel's closure of vital Gaza commercial border

Trucks loaded with humanitarian needs only were allowed on Tuesday into the Palestinian territory through the Kerem Shalom crossing , south of Gaza, according to an Anadolu Agency reporter. Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from Gaza. "Latest Israeli procedures of tightening up the blockade on Gaza will not force Palestinians to give up on Palestine", al-Thawabtah said.


England Fan Says He Has 'No Regrets' Over 'World Cup Winners' Tattoo

England Fan Says He Has 'No Regrets' Over 'World Cup Winners' Tattoo

England's players have been described as "heroes" and "national treasures" by the Daily Mirror while the Daily Express thanked the team for their efforts. "We've been one of the youngest teams in the tournament, the least experienced, but we were never quite sure how far this team could go". England boss Gareth Southgate found himself talking about rubber chickens and waistcoats as he finalised his plans for the World Cup semi-final showdown with Croatia.


Americans in United Kingdom warned to 'keep a low profile' during Trump's visit

Americans in United Kingdom warned to 'keep a low profile' during Trump's visit

Almost every police force in England and Wales has contributed to cover the event - the biggest mobilisation since the 2011 riots - consisting of thousands of officers. The Trumps will travel to Scotland , where they will spend the weekend. He will be welcomed by David Mundell, the Secretary of State for Scotland.


England V. Croatia, Winner Will Play France

England V. Croatia, Winner Will Play France

Now we have a new benchmark, a new level of expectation. "I wanted to make substitutions but nobody would come off. I feel disappointed but proud". "It's a great honour for all the players and the supporters, and I don't think we're really aware of the scale of it just yet".